One of Middle Tennessee’s top junior college recruits has decided to switch his commitment to SEC powerhouse Ole Miss. Detric Bing-Dukes announced via Twitter he plans to sign with Ole Miss, after previously committing to MTSU. “This has been in the works with [Bing-Dukes] for the past two weeks now,” MTSU coach Rick Stockstill said. …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer  Ross Haffey lifted a bomb over the right-center field wall in the top of the sixth inning, giving him his second grand slam in as many days and Miami (OH) the 8-0 lead. Middle Tennessee (4-3) lacked timely offensive production against Miami (OH) (3-3) in the final game …

Photo courtesy // Brent Beerends, MT Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee (3-2) hosted Army West Point (2-3) in the opening round of the Mule Mix Classic on Friday afternoon in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Blue Raiders were winners of three-straight before losing 9-1 to Jeremy Mortensen and Army. Mortensen allowed just three hits in six innings on …

Photo Courtesy: Brent Beerends // MT Athletic Communications  In a game that took three ties, four lead changes, a 49-minute rain delay, and a 48-minute rain delay to determine a winner, third baseman Austin Sistrunk had the last word, driving in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Sistrunk singled through the left side of …

Photo by Brent Beerends | MT Athletics Game 1: MTSU 3, Indiana 2 Middle Tennessee (1-1) walked off against Indiana (1-1) in the bottom of the 11th inning, thanks to a questionable call by the umpire on Austin Dennis’ slide into third base. The freshman finished 2-for-5, scoring two of the Blue Raiders’ three runs …

Photo by John Polzer // Submitted Parents are an important facet in the decision making process for college-aged students, but a parent’s influence in decisions doesn’t fade as life goes on. Following the Blue Raider’s 2015 football season, former offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner took the same position at Arkansas State, leaving the position vacant weeks before National Signing Day. “When [the …